In the process of updating the French Fair, we have worked to align our goals (Learning Outcomes) with the National Standards for Foreign Language Education established by ACTFL. Below is a list of some of some events / activities and the corresponding ACTFL standards.

Events Goal Areas Standards
THÉÂTRE Communication
  • Standard 1.1: Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions
  • Standard 1.3: Students present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics
ARTS VISUELS Communication
  • Standard 1.1: Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions
  • Standard 1.3: Students present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics
Cultures
  • Standard 2.1: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and per- spectives of the culture studied.
  • Standard 2.2: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the products and per- spectives of the culture studied.

Connections Standard 3.1: Students reinforce and further their knowledge of other disciplines through the foreign language.
CHOIR COMPETITION Cultures
  • Standard 2.1: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and per- spectives of the culture studied.
  • Standard 2.2: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the products and per- spectives of the culture studied.
CULTURE BOWL Cultures
  • Standard 2.1: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the culture studied
  • Standard 2.2: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the products and perspectives of the culture studied
Connections Standard 3.2: Students acquire information and recognize the distinctive viewpoints that are only available through the foreign language and its cultures
Comparisons
  • Standard 4.1: Students demonstrate understanding of the nature of language through comparisons of the language studied and their own
  • Standard 4.2: Students demonstrate understanding of the concept of culture through comparisons of the cultures studied and their own.
CULTURE ACTIVITIES
(la douane, la pâtisserie, la gare, etc.)
Communication Standard 1.1: Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions
Cultures
  • Standard 2.1: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the culture studied
  • Standard 2.2: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the products and perspectives of the culture studied
Communities
  • Standard 5.1: Students use the language both within and beyond the school setting
  • Standard 5.2: Students show evidence of becoming life-long learners by using the language for personal enjoyment and enrichment.
 EXAMENS Communication
  • Standard 1.1: Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions
  • Standard 1.2: Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics
 INTERVIEWS Communication
  • Standard 1.1: Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions
  • Standard 1.2: Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics
  • Standard 1.3: Students present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics
 POETRY Communication Standard 1.1: Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions
Cultures
  • Standard 2.1: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the culture studied
  • Standard 2.2: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the products and perspectives of the culture studied
SPELLING BEE Communication Standard 1.3: Students present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics.